Lucille M. (Kelly) Francis

Lucille M. Francis of Dorchester, MA passed away in her 96th year on Thursday, September 27th in hospice care at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham, MA.

Cherished daughter of the late William and Florence J. (Kelly) Francis. Dear sister of the late Eileen Elizabeth Francis O’Brien and sister-in-law of the late Thomas F. O’Brien.  Dearest aunt of Barbara L. McIntire (James) of Holmes Beach, Florida; Deborah E. Morin (Patrick) of Bratenahl, Ohio; Jennifer M. Masters (John), of Lake Forest, Illinois; David T. O’Brien of Akron, Ohio. Great aunt of Alison McIntire (Raphael) of McLean, Virginia, Sarah Tanhan (Zachary), Hillary Masters, Carolyn Masters of Chicago, Illinois, Thomas McIntire of Los Angeles, California. Great, great aunt of Isabel, Louisa, David, and Maria Garcia-McIntire of McLean, Virginia.      Lucille attended Bridgewater State College and graduated from Fisher College. She will be remembered for her intelligence, curiosity, international travels, and the click of her heels on the sidewalk in the early morning, walking to catch the train at Ashmont Station in pursuit of her career in Boston, working at MIT, Harvard, and Choate Hall & Stewart.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Gregory’s Church, 2223 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, Tuesday, October 2nd at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Monday 5-7 PM. Interment Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dorchester Historical Society, 195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125.